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Phaucet Progrom

Grain Sorghum requires 16 - 24 inches of water per year

 

Potential Yield Reduction from Moisture Stress

Growth Stage

% Yield Reduction

Emergence to V8

10 – 15

Boot to Flowering

30 – 50

Soft dough to maturity

10 - 20

 

 

Estimated Grain Sorghum Water Use

Days after planting

Inches/day

0-30 (early plant growth)

0.05 – 0.10

30-60 (rapid plant growth)

0.10 – 0.20

60-80 (boot and flowering)

0.25 – 0.30

80-120 (grain fill to maturity)

0.25 – 0.10

 

Irrigation Termination

Furrow Irrigation: – terminate irrigation when >50% of the heads are at hard dough and there is adequate moisture

Pivot Irrigation: – terminate irrigation when >75% of the heads are at hard dough and there is adequate moisture

Futures

  Open Last
Wheat CBOT Mar '17 438'2 437'0
Corn CBOT Mar '17 365'6 366'2
Soybeans CBOT Mar '17 1012'2 1014'6
Rice CBOT Mar '17 9450 9370
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Weather

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Partly Cloudy Clear Rain
Temp 68°/48° 54°/34° 59°/31°
Feels Like 68°/42° 54°/26° 59°/26°
Humidity 57% 40% 51%
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